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  • Mark Lynas's "Six Degrees" is a modern classic, outlining potential effects of various levels of global warming. It's summarized, evaluated, and updated here, with links to 7 supplementary Hubs.

    Mark Lynas's "Six Degrees":  A Summary Review

    Mark Lynas's "Six Degrees": A Summary Review

    by Doc Snow10

  • Nina is a former librarian who adores books and is searching for a way to unite readers with their perfect book. So she leaves the big city for a small town in Scotland, with a van of books to sell.

    The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

    The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

    by Amanda Leitch4

  • Country Lovers (1975) is a story of forbidden love between a black woman—Thebedi and Paulus, the son of her white masters. It was a story of a love that bore out of childhood romance that blossomed to adulthood until the harmless flirtation lead to sexual curiosity.This essay uses a historical approach in criticizing and analyzing the theme of the story.

    "Country Lovers" by Nadine Gordimer, an Analysis

    "Country Lovers" by Nadine Gordimer, an Analysis

    by lee custodio6

  • Are YOU a Highly Sensitive Person? Have you ever been called "too sensitive" or been told to "lighten up?" You might want to read Dr. Elaine Aron's book on the topic-- it could change your life!

    The Highly Sensitive Person: A Life Changing Book

    The Highly Sensitive Person: A Life Changing Book

    by Peter Messerschmidt5

  • Fenrir, Loki's son, is prophesied to cause great harm to Asgard, and grows dangerously fast. This story is considered to be one of the important, if somewhat minor, tales in Norse Mythology.

    Norse Mythology: The Fenris-Wolf

    Norse Mythology: The Fenris-Wolf

    by Jackie S1

  • In John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Satan is a major figure of the narrative. The poem’s intense focus on his temperament presents a psychological profile of someone with a conflictive personality. Among his fellow fallen angels, he is a...

    Sympathy for the Devil: An Analysis of Satan in Paradise Lost

    Sympathy for the Devil: An Analysis of Satan in Paradise Lost

    by Charles Reis1

  • The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon, 1898 King Arthur is perhaps the most well-known subject in Anglophone literature. Not many other legends that originated over a millennium ago are still told as frequently and with such gusto today. But, what...

    The Evolution of King Arthur

    The Evolution of King Arthur

    by Carolyn Emerick27

  • William March's final novel, The Bad Seed, is rich in psychological suspense but relies heavily on flipping the roles of male and female archetypal characters that stem from Freudian concepts.

    Female Archetypes in The Bad Seed

    Female Archetypes in The Bad Seed

    by Jen Corrigan0

  • This article looks at books that have been written by prisoners who are either still incarcerated or have been previously. The ones in this list are my favorites

    Best 8 Prison Books

    Best 8 Prison Books

    by Terry Lane2

  • In this excerpt from This Sex, Irigaray draws on the work of Karl Marx and anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss to explain the commodification of women in “our” society. Irigaray begins with the statement that “The society we know, our own...

    Summary of "Women on the Market" by Luce Irigaray

    Summary of "Women on the Market" by Luce Irigaray

    by Kathryn Lamoreux0

  • Learn Joanna Gaines' secrets to overcoming hard life lessons in this encouraging story about Magnolia, filled with the wisdom and humor of Chip and Joanna Gaines.

    The Magnolia Story Book Review and Recipe

    The Magnolia Story Book Review and Recipe

    by Amanda Leitch0

  • Tadeusz Borowski demonstrates, from his experience in Auschwitz-Birkenau, how words and actions contribute in reducing humans to objects of scorn and apathy.

    Borowski’s Portrayal in Dehumanization

    Borowski’s Portrayal in Dehumanization

    by Kristen Willms2

  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman immerses us into the psyche of a young wife and mother who is powerless in her peril in which no one understands. The Yellow Wallpaper is a first person view of what insanity and disconnection can look like. From...

    Psychoanalytical Critique of The Yellow Wallpaper

    Psychoanalytical Critique of The Yellow Wallpaper

    by AnastasiaO1

  • William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” was written as a fictional play, but the characters and situations of the play offer keen observations of 16th century life. Desire is an emotion experienced by all people. Shakespeare presents the desires of the multiple characters in “Twelfth Night” to emphasize the societal limitations of the characters according to gender, social class, and birthright.

    Theme of Desire in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

    Theme of Desire in Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

    by Nancy Snyder5

  • The Adventure of the Yellow Face is a case for Sherlock Holmes in short story form. The story is memorable as it displays the fallibility of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's creation.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Yellow Face

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Yellow Face

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • The case of the Red Headed League is the second short story to feature Sherlock Holmes. In this case Holmes investigates when Jebez Wilson loses his part-time job.

    Plot Summary of the Red Headed League

    Plot Summary of the Red Headed League

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • Although Jay Gatsby is most commonly associated with nostalgia, all the major male characters in The Great Gatsby demonstrate longing for the past. Each indulges in nostalgia at some level and each is driven at least partly by futile longing for the past. Fitzgerald uses the obsession with the past which these men share to represent the nostalgic culture of America during the 1920s.

    Nostalgia in The Great Gatsby: The Green Light and Nick's Struggle with Nostalgia

    Nostalgia in The Great Gatsby: The Green Light and Nick's Struggle with Nostalgia

    by Adam Kullman5

  • Sara grew up with an embarrassingly eccentric grandmother named Mags and her hippie friends. But death brings Sara back to a small town to learn about the woman she hardly knew and her lost love.

    The Hideaway Book Review and Recipe

    The Hideaway Book Review and Recipe

    by Amanda Leitch0

  • Horace Walpole introduced the world to Gothic fiction, employing elements of the supernatural as well as the everyday, the first time for the purpose of terrifying its audience.

    Dare to Scare: The Origins of Gothic Literature

    Dare to Scare: The Origins of Gothic Literature

    by Kristen Willms0

  • This article discusses and reviews several books on the topic of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) - a disorder that does not get nearly enough attention.

    What Is Narcissism?  Top Three Book Picks

    What Is Narcissism? Top Three Book Picks

    by Wendy Golden22

  • Did you ever think Shakespeare used the 7 deadly sins as a basis for his plays? He could have. This article gives in depth analysis of the way he portrayed these sins without saying them directly.

    Shakespeare and the Seven Deadly Sins

    Shakespeare and the Seven Deadly Sins

    by Chanin Storm0

  • A literary review and summary of Jim Morrison's Returning to Earth, an American realist novel with a focus on the question of life and death.

    Jim Harrison's "Returning to Earth"

    Jim Harrison's "Returning to Earth"

    by Nicole Quaste0

  • Well here's another analysis for you. Apologies for not writing any new content, I'm going through midterms. So, once spring break starts, I'll be able to write something new for you guys! Anyway, here's a look into the fascinating writings of...

    Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth: A Quick Analysis

    Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth: A Quick Analysis

    by Anna Karpinski2

  • Hamlet; The Prince of Denmark is a play consumed with images and symbols of death and over the course of the play Hamlet considers death from many perspectives pondering the spiritual and physical aspects.

    Hamlet and The Mystery of Death

    Hamlet and The Mystery of Death

    by belleart0

  • Colonial literature, written in simple and expressive style, presents history of colonial times, rules to live by according to pilgrim and Puritan ideals, and the punishment that goes along with violating those ideals. As people immigrated to America from England, they brought their religious ideals with them. These strong religious beliefs are evident in the writings of colonial American literature. Religion affected all aspects of life, and literature serves to provide evidence of the bond

    Religion in Colonial American Literature

    Religion in Colonial American Literature

    by Nancy Snyder7

  • The epic poem Beowulf demonstrates in many ways what the ideal traits of a man should be: through Beowulf himself, through his allies, and through his enemies.

    Men and Monsters: Masculinity in Beowulf

    Men and Monsters: Masculinity in Beowulf

    by Wendy Coleman1

  • The book "Animal Farm" is a timeless work of literature written by George Orwell. I wish to share some personal thoughts on the book and how it connects with our society.

    Animal Farm- A Book Report

    Animal Farm- A Book Report

    by Christine0

  • Sigmund Freud divided the human psyche into three parts: the id, the ego, and the super ego. If one were to view each division of the Freudian psyche, in correlation with each of the monsters in the poem, they might notice the id represented by Grendel, the ego, represented by Grendel’s mother and lastly, the super ego, represented by the dragon.

    A Freudian Take on "Beowulf"

    A Freudian Take on "Beowulf"

    by Joe Friedman4

  • Unlike the Shakespearean speaker who is obsessed with his own talent and writing ability, the Spenserian speaker is obsessed with his sorrow over the loss of a beloved.

    Edmund Spenser's Sonnet 89

    Edmund Spenser's Sonnet 89

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Examines and explains the ubi sunt form of poetic verse in Old English poetry using the Lament of the Last Survivor from Beowulf and The Wanderer. Analyzes the form and function of this verse form, as well as its historic implications.

    Ubi-Sunt Poetic Verse in Beowulf and The Wanderer

    Ubi-Sunt Poetic Verse in Beowulf and The Wanderer

    by Anaya M. Baker1

  • Subversive literature is a rather tricky subject, and virtually always controversial. In this article, I will inform you of what makes a work subversive, and why it shouldn't always be met with such rage.

    Characteristics of Subversive Literature

    Characteristics of Subversive Literature

    by Joseph Howard0

  • Adult ignorance of a child's literal mind often causes children to lose self-esteem. Adults become entangled in their metaphors and do not realize that those metaphors need to be interpreted.

    Langston Hughes' Essay, "Salvation"

    Langston Hughes' Essay, "Salvation"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • The 17th century marked a shift from an age of faith to an age of reason. Literature represents the turbulence in society, religion, and the monarchy of this period. Life for the English people changed as religious controversy and civil war shook the nation. These issues reformulated the role of individuals in society, perspectives of faith, and social structures in England. Writers of this period offer their own philosophies as proof of the issues and influenced the masses. Specific examples of

    English Literature's Reflection of 17th Century Society

    English Literature's Reflection of 17th Century Society

    by Nancy Snyder9

  • Milton's 'Paradise Lost' is one of the greatest creations of writing.The invocation comprising the first twenty six lines of Book one is of excellent making as the Poet invokes God to illuminate him.

    Milton's Invocation in "Paradise Lost"

    Milton's Invocation in "Paradise Lost"

    by Rajib Chakrabarty2

  • Huckleberry Finn has numerous distinct dialects throughout. Were they just added for style, or is there a deeper meaning behind them? Huckleberry Finn is a literary masterpiece.

    The Different Dialects Within Huckleberry Finn

    The Different Dialects Within Huckleberry Finn

    by gtownson11

  • An analysis of various characters from Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer with an emphasis on Andy Harris. Analysis of Responsibility in Into Thin Air with video and maps of Mt. Everest.

    Analysis of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

    Analysis of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

    by Laura Writes4

  • Celtic mythology is rich with symbolism of life, death and rebirth, replete with the magic of nature and the ancient world. This article outlines some of the most famous stories from Celtic mythology, in Celtic Ireland and Britain.

    Celtic Mythology: Myths of the Ancient World

    Celtic Mythology: Myths of the Ancient World

    by Marie McKeown9

  • Susan Cain's book "Quiet" provides an interesting perspective on the unique strengths of introverts and explains why the world needs to embrace both extroverts and introverts.

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    What's Wrong With Being an Introvert?

    by Kathy Sima28

  • Walsh by Sharon Pollock is a contemporary Canadian play. It focuses on the real-life conflict between General Walsh and Chief Sitting Bull in Alberta.

    Walsh Play Summary

    Walsh Play Summary

    by Molly Layton2

  • Hamlet's tragedy stems from a number of origins. The obvious one is the death of his father. Hamlet is a tragic figure from the moment the audience encounters him, dressed in 'solemn black'. The second cause of Hamlet's tragedy is his mother's behaviour. Instead of sharing her son's grief, and supporting him through it, she has remarried with indecent haste.

    Hamlet: The Sources of His Tragedy

    Hamlet: The Sources of His Tragedy

    by Tricia Mason0

  • This is an essay I wrote for my Development of Europe course I took last year. It is an interpretation of Heda Kovaly's "Under a Cruel Star." An autobiography of one woman's ordeal Nazi Czechoslovakia.

    Interpretation of Heda Kovaly's "Under A Cruel Star"

    Interpretation of Heda Kovaly's "Under A Cruel Star"

    by Travis4

  • Society has a great influence on people and their way of life, and can either liberate or oppress them, depending on the accepted standards of the time. Societies which believe in total male superiority cause women to be oppressed and unsatisfied with their lives. The wives in Trifles and A Raisin in the Sun are alienated from their husbands as a result of societal beliefs which dictate complete female submission, male dominance in marriage, and the need for material goods to ensure a happy marr

    Murder and Death in "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell and "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry

    Murder and Death in "Trifles" by Susan Glaspell and "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry

    by Schatzie Speaks1

  • The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor is a short Sherlock Holmes story from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The case deals with the missing bride of Lord St Simon, one of England's most prominent nobles.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Noble Bachelor

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Noble Bachelor

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • The works of modern and post-modern authors, such as Alice Munro and Anne Carson, may share common themes with Victorian and Romantic authors, such as Emily Bronte and Mary Wollstonecraft, but the language of the pieces are quite different. As time passes literature reflects this phenomenon in many ways. Themes and characters shift to reflect the period. Attitudes and literary devices provide perspective on writer’s emotional state often as a result of outside influences. Format may move from

    Evolution of English Literature by Female Authors

    Evolution of English Literature by Female Authors

    by Nancy Snyder9

  • Jon Ronson's book "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" is a deep look into the long term impact for the victims of online shaming and tries to see its impact on broader society.

    So You've Been Publicly Shamed, a Book Review

    So You've Been Publicly Shamed, a Book Review

    by Tamara Wilhite2

  • Thiong’o shows how the colonist in the mid 20th century employed the tools of education and religion in an attempt to control the Kenyan people through the hegemony of the British way of life.

    Weep Not, Child: Through the Eyes of Postcolonialism

    Weep Not, Child: Through the Eyes of Postcolonialism

    by Kristen Willms1

  • The solo Elf in the Fellowship of the Ring is an unusual chap, but not for the reasons you might think. Learn the fascinating story of Legolas of Mirkwood, hidden in the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien.

    Legolas of Mirkwood: Prince Among Equals

    Legolas of Mirkwood: Prince Among Equals

    by tinw14

  • Bernard Shaw should be a required reading in any British Literature course. He was an interesting individual with messages that are still pertinent today. Shaw was obsessed with the inequalities of society which led to his interest in socialism,...

    An Analysis of Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession"

    An Analysis of Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession"

    by Drea DeFoe4

  • It is human nature to not only function on, but also to thrive off of the approval of others. So often our population plans their whole lives around what others have planned out for them to do. Functioning in this way is neither right nor wrong, but...

    Life Lessons From the Novel, Siddhartha

    Life Lessons From the Novel, Siddhartha

    by sarahperkins4

  • The Adventure of the Copper Beeches is a Sherlock Holmes story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story deals with a client taking up a new job at a house called the Copper Beeches.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Copper Beeches

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Copper Beeches

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekykll and Mr. Hyde" presents the theme of divided self while offering insight into Victorian England. Jekyll’s personal battle with his inner demons creates a literal division of self that would have been empathized by society of the period. There were many contributing factors to this division of society and personality. The rise of the Industrial age provided both economic wealth and poverty. The battle between the social classes

    Divided Self Theme in Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

    Divided Self Theme in Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

    by Nancy Snyder2

  • The English actress known for "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music" wrote a classic 1971 children's novel in the vein of "The Little Princess," "The Secret Garden," and "Anne of Green Gables"

    A Reader's Guide to "Mandy" by Julie Andrews Edwards

    A Reader's Guide to "Mandy" by Julie Andrews Edwards

    by Brittany Rowland0

  • "The total effect of a novel depends not only on its innate impact, but upon the experience, literary and otherwise, with which it was approached." Flannery O'Connor, Total Effect and the Eighth Grade As one of the most overlooked and...

    A Sense of Mystery: The Writing and Style of Flannery O'Connor

    A Sense of Mystery: The Writing and Style of Flannery O'Connor

    by collegatariat9

  • The Adventure of the Crooked Man is a short Sherlock Holmes story written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In the Adventure of the Crooked Man, Holmes departs from Baker St to Aldershot taking Watson along.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Crooked Man

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Crooked Man

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is one of the most significant contribution to the literary world made by Robert Luis Stevenson. But, was it also a allegorical of his orientation?

    Was Dr. Jekyll Gay? A Scholar Believes So

    Was Dr. Jekyll Gay? A Scholar Believes So

    by Dean Traylor0

  • Those who are not able to express themselves any other way have used symbolism in literature throughout time as a way of voicing hidden meanings and undeveloped feelings. It is used to compel a reader to think beyond the boundaries of normal thought...

    Symbolism and Poe

    Symbolism and Poe

    by Suzanne Phillips6

  • Classic English literature provides readers a look into the past. Middle English life was difficult unless born to nobility. The feudal system kept noble families in power whereas the lower class people worked to support the wealthy. Middle English literature offers creative representations of the feudal system and the lives of Middle English people. Although the formats and characters may vary, the recurring themes of love, violence, travel, and power resound in each example.

    Middle English Life Depicted in 14th and 15th Century Literature

    Middle English Life Depicted in 14th and 15th Century Literature

    by Nancy Snyder0

  • The novel Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts is an epic page turner, but also the subject of much controversy. Is author Roberts a "lying junkie," or is this really his story?

    Shantaram Book Review - Lunchtime Lit with Mel

    Shantaram Book Review - Lunchtime Lit with Mel

    by Mel Carriere32

  • Can Christians believe in Evolution? What are the different Christian beliefs about creation? Resources to help you decide what to believe.

    How Christians Can Believe Evolution

    How Christians Can Believe Evolution

    by Virginia Kearney14

  • Fitzgerald wrote many short stories before publishing his finest novel, The Great Gatsby. Out of his collections of short stories, “The Rich Boy” (1926) is one of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s best pieces. Today the tale might be called a short...

    "The Rich Boy," a Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    "The Rich Boy," a Short Story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    by Tracy6

  • The Adventure of Black Peter is a Sherlock Holmes case that sees the detective investigate the murder of the former sea captain, a murder committed with the unusual weapon of a harpoon.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of Black Peter

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of Black Peter

    by Colin Quartermain1

  • Several authors have written prequels, sequels, and creative retellings of the classic novel Jane Eyre. If you love the original novel, these books may offer a new spin or perspective on your favorite characters.

    Jane Eyre Sequels, Prequels, Spin-Offs, and Retellings

    Jane Eyre Sequels, Prequels, Spin-Offs, and Retellings

    by Brittany Rowland29

  • The poetry of the early modern period into the age of enlightenment forged the way for romantic literature. William Shakespeare’s sonnets of the 17th century as well as William Blake’s and William Wordsworth’s poetry of 18th century follow the romantic formula of expressing emotion through the delightful language, rhythm, and meter of the written word. An emotional tie that these three writers of romanticism have is the idea of memories, and the wistful, happy, and sometimes sorrowful connecti

    Emotion in Romantic Modern Literature

    Emotion in Romantic Modern Literature

    by Nancy Snyder2

  • Heathcliff may be painted as a black villain but Bronte, through genius storytelling, shows up the real villains in a Gothic tale teaming with thoughtless and cruel characters.

    Lockwood's Cruelty in Wuthering Heights

    Lockwood's Cruelty in Wuthering Heights

    by Athlyn Green0

  • The Adventure of the Naval Treaty is a short Sherlock Holmes story from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Watson brings a case to Holmes for a friend's reputation is being tarnished by the theft of a treaty.

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Naval Treaty

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Naval Treaty

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • According to the Shakespeare character, Jaques, in the play, As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII, a man's lifetime undergoes seven distinct ages.

    Shakespeare's "All the world's a stage"

    Shakespeare's "All the world's a stage"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • William Faulkner’s short story, “Golden Land,” is about a man who has become successful in Hollywood at the expense of morality. The main character, Ira, is an alcoholic that moved from Nebraska to Los Angeles. Like Faulkner, Ira is disgusted by the Los Angeles lifestyle and consumerism, yet has become a product of this culture.

    William Faulkner's "Golden Land" Analysis

    William Faulkner's "Golden Land" Analysis

    by Brittany Kennedy2

  • The famous Philippine fable, Ibong Adarna in English and Filipino / Tagalog versions are here. If you're looking for the summary and the characters, I've included them, too. I love this mythical story! Cheers for fairytale lovers!

    Ibong Adarna: Summary English and Tagalog Versions

    Ibong Adarna: Summary English and Tagalog Versions

    by twentyfive88

  • In all, it’s a magnificent piece, one that, while short, conveys some very important solutions for social problems that even members of modern society have difficulty dealing with. Cahan skillfully communicates the need to act, to “strike while the iron is hot,” and not to wait while it cools for fear that sparks may fly into our faces or that the steel may crack.

    Where The Timid Fail: An Analysis of Abraham Cahan’s “A Sweatshop Romance”

    Where The Timid Fail: An Analysis of Abraham Cahan’s “A Sweatshop Romance”

    by Earl S. Wynn6

  • Some books have incredible appeal and others don't. After reading a dozen novels by Lee Child with Jack Reacher as the main character, I've discovered some clues to explain the phenomenon.

    Jack Reacher Novels: What Makes Them so Appealing?

    Jack Reacher Novels: What Makes Them so Appealing?

    by Peg Cole23

  • Ok, the wet shirt scene made women swoon, but that's not the only reason. What makes this man the heartthrob of millions of women and the grudging hero of the many men whose significant other made them watch or read it? Could it be that the...

    Why Women Love Mr. Darcy

    Why Women Love Mr. Darcy

    by Winsome40

  • The Adventure of the Gloria Scott is a short Sherlock Holmes story from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In the Adventure of the Gloria Scott, Holmes tells Watson of an early case when Holmes was at university

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Gloria Scott

    Plot Summary of the Adventure of the Gloria Scott

    by Colin Quartermain0

  • What to read in Florence? There are many novels set here, and more than a few films. Here a few works to take the reader into Medieval and Renaissance Florence, with further suggestions.

    Some Reading Suggestions for Florence

    Some Reading Suggestions for Florence

    by Anne Harrison6

  • Metafiction is a narrative technique in which the author self-consciously calls attention to the work as a fiction through various devices. Article includes explanation of metafiction techniques, well-known works, and annotated bibliography for further reading.

    Metafiction or the Self-Conscious Narrative

    Metafiction or the Self-Conscious Narrative

    by Anaya M. Baker9

  • Shylock, in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, embodies emotion unfettered by moral or intellectual constraints. Shylocks' speech at the beginning of act four, scene one distances him from the rest of society and perpetuates his ostracism as his actions validate Antonio's attacks upon his character and depict him as a creature without morals but only emotion, and as an entity of pure evil when, despite the fact he realizes his own flaws in logic and all appeal to his compassion and mercy, he

    Analysis of the Villain Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice"

    Analysis of the Villain Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice"

    by Schatzie Speaks6

  • Henry was indeed a cosmopolitan; the James family travelled across Europe during 1855 and 1860. Henry’s brother William James is considered to be one of the greatest psychologists of all time.

    Henry James and His Novels

    Henry James and His Novels

    by Prabhat Parimal0

  • Romanticism was the era that depicted expression from a deep sense of thought, as with spirituality. Being more enriched with deeper thought with individual quests for truths and a richer meaning of existence, or at least with the sincere attempt to define it, seemed to be the main drive of the canonical minds.

    The Era of Romanticism - Coleridge, Wordsworth & Blake

    The Era of Romanticism - Coleridge, Wordsworth & Blake

    by Cathy7

  • "Everyday Use" is a short story written by Alice Walker and is a story about heritage and the deep south. This essay is my response to reading the short story and what it meant to me.

    Response Essay to Everyday Use

    Response Essay to Everyday Use

    by Brittany Kussman2

  • By utilizing the epistolary technique with Celie and Shug's female characters in The Color Purple, Walker is able to illustrate the African American lesbian experience in an oppressive society, explore abuses to African American women, explore varying perspectives of lesbianism, and illustrate the perseverance of the African American feminine nature within Showalter's gynocentric Y zone of experience.

    Alice Walker's The Color Purple

    Alice Walker's The Color Purple

    by Dr Harris' Perspective2

  • This is a book review of Arthur Koestler's historical fiction work, Darkness At Noon. The novel focuses on main character Rubashov, as he goes from right hand man to Joseph Stalin, to prison within his own communist government.

    "Darkness at Noon" by Arthur Koestler: Summary and Review

    "Darkness at Noon" by Arthur Koestler: Summary and Review

    by thebeast020

  • Honour is a pervasive theme in the tragedy Hamlet by William Shakespeare. The obvious contrast between the characters Hamlet and Laertes is well established in much scholarly work on the play. Hamlet is uncertain and slow to action, while Laertes is...

    Themes of Honour in Shakespeare's Hamlet

    Themes of Honour in Shakespeare's Hamlet

    by Jake Brannen0

  • Discusses the element of estates satire in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Provides information and examples for each of the three estates.

    Canterbury Tales as an Estates Satire

    Canterbury Tales as an Estates Satire

    by Anaya M. Baker3

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